[coreboot] v2 HAVE_OPTION_TABLE patch

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 22:43:57 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
>> Myles Watson wrote:
>>> This patch makes several CMOS variable reads dependent on whether
>>> there's a table to read.  Otherwise you never know what you'll get
>>> from the factory BIOS.  There are probably more, but these are the
>>> ones compiled into the s2895.

FYI this is a worse problem than I thought.  It happens any time you
are using fallback or failover, since HAVE_OPTION_TABLE = 0 for those
cases.  As long as the CMOS isn't corrupted that's fine, but if you're
in fallback because the CMOS checksum wasn't right...


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